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de·struc·tion

destruction

 
 
pronunciation:
dih struhk shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of ruining completely or destroying.
We watched the destruction of the buildings.
synonyms:
ruin
antonyms:
creation, formation
similar words:
abolition, kill
definition 2: the state of being completely ruined or destroyed.
The tornado left behind a trail of destruction.
 
synonyms:
ruin, waste
similar words:
abolition, damage, death, harm
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The word destruction contains the following part:
struct Latin root that means build